This unit is designed to be used with any folktale,
fable, or myth. It contains ELA common core aligned
activities to follow up each type of story. This unit also
contains a tall tale writing activity. This unit has been updated to include an extension activity to go along with comparing fables.
CC.3.RL # 1 -Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
CC.3. RL # 2-Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
CC.3.R.L.9 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).
CC.3.R.L # 3 Key Ideas and Details: Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
CC.3.W.7 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
CC.4.W.3 Text Types and Purposes: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.